Comparing visual and audio user
What Went Wrong?
Reviewing and responding to an
Provide the same means of use for all users:
identical whenever possible;
equivalent when not
From Principles of Universal Design, http://www.ncsu.edu/ncsu/design/cud/about_ud/udprinciplestext.htm
Focus on alt text
By concentrating solely on the bulge
at the centre of the bell curve we
are more likely to confirm what we
already know than learn something
new and surprising.
From Change By Design by Tim Brown
Profile of a Design Thinker
• Integrative thinking
From “Design Thinking” by Tim Brown, Harvard Business Review
Defer judgment. There are no bad
ideas at this point. There will be
plenty of time to narrow them down
Encourage wild ideas. Even if an
idea doesn’t seem realistic, it may
spark a great idea for someone else.
Build on the ideas of others. Think
“and” rather than “but.”
Stay focused on topic. To get more
out of your session, keep your
brainstorm question in sight.
One conversation at a time. All
ideas need to be heard, so that they
may be built upon.
Be visual. Draw your ideas, as
opposed to just writing them down.
Stick figures and simple sketches can
say more than many words.
Go for quantity. Set an outrageous
goal—then surpass it. The best way
to find one good idea is to come up
with lots of ideas.
From Design Thinking for Educators, by Riverdale Country School and IDEO
Mosaic Challenge: How might we
provide an accessible immersive
experience that demonstrates the
diversity of volunteers and
resonates for prospective
Evolving the role of
accessibility into Accessible UX.
An accessibility maturity continuum?
Accessibility and diversity drives creative thought
Focus on supporting accessible task completion
within an established design concept
Following guidelines to achieve compliance
No conscious accessibility effort
From A Web for Everyone, by Sarah Horton and Whitney Quesenbery, persona illustrations by Tom Biby
Accessibility + User Experience =
Accessible User Experience